John Weiss

John Weiss studied photography at M.I.T. and earned his MFA at the Rhode Island School of Design. As head of photography at the University of Delaware, John received his university’s Excellence in Teaching Award and was also named Teacher of the Year by the Santa Fe Center for Photography. The Photo Review cited his graduate program for its “outstanding contribution to photography.” John has led numerous photo safaris in Africa and tours in Europe and South America. His work is in the Museum of Modern Art, the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the Bibliotheque Nationale. This is John’s 22nd year teaching for The Workshops. His work can be viewed at